Traci & Kory Autumn Winery Wedding

Cool temperatures and autumnal hues make the Bay Area’s Thomas Fogarty Winery absolutely stunning in the fall. Redwoods and surrounding mountains overlook beautifully kept grounds and stone paths. It was the perfect place for an outdoor...

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What to Rent for a Wedding: Shortlist

So much attention is spent on what you have to buy for a wedding, but the reality? You’ll also have to add an entire category of items you’ll need to rent. Renting can prove more practical, cost efficient, and can also reduce some of your budgeting and planning...

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Meredith & Matt Lakeside Wedding

What do a yellow school bus, miniature potted plants, and sprawling green lawns have in common? These just happen to be some of the elements that went into Meredith and Matt’s charming lakewide wedding. Pictures by Todd perfectly captured the whimsical and...

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Alex & Troy’s Skyline Sydney Wedding

            From the moment they met at the Melbourne Cup, Alex and Troy were ready for adventure. Their first date was a romantic dinner, and Troy popped the question in the stunning wine country of Hunter Valley. For their wedding, Alex and Troy wanted something...

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The Perfect Fit for the Plus Size Bride

When planning a wedding, compromise is always an option when it comes to things like location, caterers, and the DJ, but definitely not when it comes to your wedding dress. Don’t settle for less than perfect for your bridal gown when Diamond Bridal Gallery can dress...

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Black Tie or Tuxedo?

At every wedding, the guests are most excited to see the bride’s dress, but that does not mean the groom and his men can’t look equally as fashionable. Fashion is one of the most important parts of the wedding day and whether you've given a lot of thought to what the...

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Black Friday Tax Free Sale!

Black Friday is the busiest shopping day of the year, both in stores and online. Last year, Americans spent an incredible collective $682 billion, or an average of over $900 per customer. But while most people know you can score great deals on holiday gifts like...

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Bec & Callum’s Minimalistic Wedding

Bec and Callum dated for ten years before they got married, but it was clear from the first time they met that they were made for each other. A breakfast date turned into a lunch date and extended into dinner. It was simply spending time with each other...

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Wedding and Reception Dresses

When Meghan Markle and Prince Harry married this May, the fashion world--and the world in general--had their eyes on her simple but timeless custom Givenchy wedding dress. But it was her reception dress afterward--a modern, high neck, open-back...

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Kate & Adam Romantic Summer Canadian Wedding

From the beginning of the day, Kate and Adam’s wedding was as beautiful and carefree as the summery weather. The bridal party prepared for the day in separate rooms at a Sheraton Hotel, exchanging laughter, champagne, and a lot of excitement....

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Yaniv Persy(Israel) Couture Trunk Show November 2- 4

Parisian elegance, contemporary chic designs, and an artistic flair are at the heart of Yaniv Persy’s new bridal collection, coming this November to Diamond Bridal Gallery. The new “Affaire de Fleurs” collection is meant to ‘reflect a woman’s...

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Surprise Traverse City Vineyard Proposal

When Eric decided to propose to Ally, he didn’t just want it to be special--he wanted to make sure the moment was captured forever. So he enlisted the help of Exposures by Rah to take snapshots. And the results were stunning. Eric and Ally, who live in...

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What do wedding and event planners do?

Simply put, wedding and event planners make sure everything runs smoothly, but what they do ranges greatly, depending ands who you hire and for what period of time. It’s also important to note that there are several types of wedding planners: Day-of-Coordinator: Like...

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Sarah & Alex’s Maui Beach Wedding

There are few couples that don’t want a special wedding to celebrate their commitment in marriage. But for Sarah and Alex, a big wedding wasn’t in the picture. Instead they opted for an intimate ceremony on South Maui's Maluaka Beach with just a few close...

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Wedding and event planner 101

For years, celebrity wedding and event planner David Tutera has amazed audiences with his ability to plan gorgeous, one-of-a-kind weddings. Nowhere was that more clear than on the hit TV show, My Fair Wedding, where he takes (often disastrous) wedding concepts and...

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Ti Adora by Alvina Valenta Bridal Trunk Show

Ethereal lace, romantic silhouettes, and touches of glamour are the stars of Ti Adora by Alvina Valenta’s collection, coming this October to Diamond Bridal Gallery. Diamond white tulle ball gowns with alencon lace and illusion sleeves evokes both old world and modern...

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When to Schedule Wedding Dress Alterations

Everyone’s heard of last minute wedding drama. Fom forgetting to book a DJ to not including a vegetarian option with catering to having to change venues, last minute surprises are anything but welcome. And while you can’t prevent all disasters from happening, you can...

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Small town South Carolina Elegant Wedding

Haley and Grant’s romance was unexpected: even though they both attended Erskine College, she was a senior and he was a freshman. It was only after they both happened to take jobs coaching JV high school soccer players that they started to get to know each...

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Italy’s Best Wedding Destinations

It is becoming more and more common for couples to head abroad with their close friends and family to tie the knot, and it is your typically romantic countries such as France, Italy and Greece that are getting most of the attention. When you are looking at getting...

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How To Get Rid Of Pre-Wedding Stress

In the lead up to your wedding, it can be easy to get distracted by all of the stress. There are so many things that need to be organised that often couples don’t get time to spend time with each other. This is your partner that you have chosen to spend the rest of...

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Veil or no Veil

The veil is one accessory to any wedding dress that often gets overlooked, and those who opt out of having one often wish they hadn’t. Some brides aren’t sure if a veil is necessary, but the wide range of styles and details that are available make them a perfect final...

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Mint Green & Ivory Rustic West Virginia Wedding

Danielle and Byran’s wedding was both intimate and rustic is every sense. An outdoor ceremony overlooking a pond, followed by a tent reception was simple but personal in  every way to make this day one for loved ones to remember. Danielle and Bryan bucked...

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Why are wedding dresses white?

Nothing says ‘wedding’ like white--or does it? As it turns out, wedding dresses haven’t always been white. In fact the tradition is a relatively new one in terms of wedding dress history. The La Grange Historical Society in in Illinois showcases 80 vintage dresses,...

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Timeline for Wedding Dress Alterations

When Alfred Angelo, once one of the largest bridal retailers in the United States, shut its doors over long-term debt, brides were in a panic. Not because they had nowhere to shop, but because many had their dresses shut behind closed doors, and their weddings months...

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Downtown St. Petersburg Elegant Garden Wedding

When it comes to wedding planning, many couples start with details like catering, fashion, and entertainment. But while that was all a part of Sophie and Joseph’s Downtown St. Petersburg Florida wedding, it wasn’t the focus. “Family, Foundation...

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Southern Oregon Wooded Bohemian Elopement

In the bridal industry, most attention is given to traditional wedding ceremonies, complete with a full guest list, catering, and plenty of glitz and glamour. But not everyone has the ability--or desire--to celebrate their love in that way. The...

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Why are wedding dresses white?

Nothing says ‘wedding’ like white--or does it? As it turns out, wedding dresses haven’t always been white. In fact the tradition is a relatively new one in terms of wedding dress history. The La Grange Historical Society in in Illinois showcases 80 vintage dresses,...

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Styled Shoot: Lavender Langdon Wedding

For all weddings that focus on complementary matches, this style shoot by Nova Markina Photography is a study of just how beautiful unconventional, even contrasts--can be. That starts with the venue: Langdon Hall was built in Canada by an...

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Lauren & Matthew DYI wedding in Argyle, TX

For anyone who’s considered a DYI wedding but have been hesitant to try, Lauren and Matthew prove it can be a wonderful option. Modern glamor is center to this wedding captured by Brandi McComb Photography, but personal details make it truly...

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Elegant Love

Natural lighting, brass candlesticks, gold details, and vintage pieces are the center of this shoot, designed by White Aspen Creative. Guests get the first taste of elegance with white invitations with gold foil accents and delicate cursive....

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Stonewall Resort Styled Shoot

Moody, bold color, and unconventional style form the narrative of the love story in this styled shoot by Paige Photography. Barren limbed trees and endless fields of wheat set a moody but intimate backdrop. The seemingly endless gray sky is...

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Kelly by Faetanini Trunk Show July 27th-29th & Aug 3rd-5th

Stuck between traditional and modern gowns? This trunk show may be for you. Kelly by Faetanini draws elements both modern and beautifully traditional, with the “essence of a classic soul with a modern twist”. From customizable beading to detachable necklines and...

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Now Available: Steaming Services at Diamond Bridal Gallery

Finding the perfect gown and dresses for your bridal party is hard enough. Taking care of it shouldn’t be harder. Many brides select the gown for the big day, only to realize they have no plan to make sure the dress isn’t a wrinkled mess for their wedding. To make...

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All about wedding ring

The wedding ring is one subject that has countless ideas regarding its origin, meaning and significance. It is a crucial element used in a wedding ceremony shared by the couple. Generally speaking, it is a symbol of eternal love and a show that a person is married....

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Erika & Mario Sacramento Cathedral Wedding

The Bay Area bordering San Francisco is known for rocky beaches, jaw-dropping cliff and redwoods, and fresh, cool salty sea breezes. And while there is beauty to be found almost anywhere, Brittany and Jamin opted to have their engagement photos taken in a...

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Adam Zohar Trunk Show July 12th-22nd

From intricately netted lace to couture fitted silhouettes, little says modern urban elegance like Adam Zohar’s 2018 collection, coming to Diamond Bridal Gallery this July. While many designers opt for sleek and sophisticated, Zohar’s stunning collection draws...

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Must Have Destination Wedding Check List

Let’s face it, it can really be a stressful experience to plan your wedding. Whether you plan months or years ahead of time, there is still a measure of stress involved. With the many activities and details to attend to, there is every likelihood that you will forget...

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Slash wedding costs in half with these tricks

  Even the most thoughtful budgets can go awry. And that’s especially true when it comes to weddings: while the average couple plans on spending a whopping $20,000 they end up spending nearly $10,000 more. What that amounts to, for many couples, is taking out...

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Modern Elegance Styled Shoot

Modern elegance doesn’t have to be all glitz and glamour: this shoot by Rachel E. H. Photography displays a true heart of gold with a real couple celebrating their seven-year marriage. Black, white and gold utensils, stationary, napkins, and...

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Style Shoot: Two Looks, Two Budgets

With Pinterest boards and more than ample supply of wedding-themed inspiration, planning can be stressful. Even more stressful? Feeling pressured to nail a Pinterest-worthy look on a tight budget. That’s what drove this innovative shoot by...

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Lihi Hob Bridal Trunk Show

Many brides are looking for one gown of a kind. And that’s exactly what you’ll find at the Lihi Hob Trunk show at Diamond Bridal Gallery. Hailed as the best Israeli designer of 2014 and 2016, Lihi Hob’s gowns are truly unique. The reason? Luxury fabric, small details,...

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Tadashi Shoji Trunk Show

Glamour, couture, and old Hollywood: it’s a wish list for many vintage brides. But finding a dress with all of those features and at an affordable price? The Tadashi Shoji June trunk show at Diamond Bridal Gallery offers brides a chance to look at a collection with...

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7 Quick Tips About Wedding Make Up

For every woman, her wedding is usually one of the most special days of her whole life. This is one day most women dream of and even go as far as planning even long before the find the Mr right. This day is usually accompanied with lots of things to get done, one of...

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Spring in Bloom: Roza Melendez Style Shoot

There’s nothing quite like new flowers blooming after a long winter. Delicate beauty comes a little at a time, and blends so seamlessly that we often miss it at first. This style shoot by Roza Melendez Photography  flirts with that same subtle, but...

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Slate Blue and Gold Country Club Wedding

Planning a wedding is hard enough, but when you’ve just graduated college and have an internship on your hands, it becomes intimidating. Luckily for Hannah and Webb, Webb’s mother in law Anna, took things into her own hands, The country themed...

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Avoid bridesmaid drama with these 5 tips

From Julia Roberts in My Best Friend’s Wedding to the made for-TV Revenge of the Bridesmaids featuring Raven-Symone, bridesmaids have been given a pretty bad rap in popular culture. The associations of jealousy, sabotage, and continual conflict may not be entirely...

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Lemon Chiffon Style Shoot

Splashes of lemon, ethereal light, and hints of pink call to mind the beginning of spring in this styled shoot by Motion D Photography. French country wicker chairs and a distressed wood table is married with a diaphanous pale pink table...

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Cleveland Botanical Wedding: Niki & Jake

From local beauties like the lavender twist redbud to foxtail lilies and pink crape myrtle, the Cleveland Botanical Garden’s sprawling lawns made for an unforgettably gorgeous and heartfelt wedding. The day started with bride Niki dressing and...

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Engagement: Amarilis Perez & Alexzander Pullen

Amarillis and Alexzander’s engagement shoot takes place at an unconventional place, but out of a shared love: Pepe’s Pizza in Connecticut. Tiny Human Photography captured an overall fun, flirty, and unique shoot. The bright neon sign of the...

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Style Shoot: A Midsummers’ Night

Katie and Alex never had the chance at a traditional ceremony: Alex was deployed after they met. But now, five years later and still deeply in love and passionate about their Christian faith, they’ve captured just that in this whimsical style...

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A Lovely June Stone Tower Wedding

Hogback mountain, nestled in the historic town of Leesburg Virginia, holds a beautiful secret: a stunning winery of over 300 acres with a rustic conference center overlooking row after row of lush green. Rebecca and Roy’s wedding at Stone Tower...

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Vineyard Engagement Session in Traverse City

Melissa and Jeff met through mutual friends, but it wasn’t until they came upon each other in a Gyro restaurant years later that they realized they had so much in common. Their first date included cocktails at Arcadia Bluffs, a breathtaking...

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Tulle New York Trunk Show

Most brides hope their gown will fit, and at least reflect their style in some way. But for brides looking for a dress that truly reflects who they are as a person? That’s a tall order. One which might be answered at the Tulle New York Trunk show this May at Diamond...

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Kim and Michael’s Historic & Opulent Wedding

The Westin, located in Downtown Columbus, is nothing short of beautiful, with marble floors and grand ballrooms steeped in history. And for Matt, a little Ohio State pride, in the form of socks and cufflinks he wore under his black bow-tie...

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Badgley Mischka Trunk Show

One of Vogue’s proclaimed top 10 American designers in high fashion and bridal is coming to Diamond Bridal Gallery. This May 4th through the 13th, don’t miss your chance to see this luxury 2018 line, and, on weekends, complimentary champagne. Badgley Mischka may be...

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Engagement Shoot: Dylan & Lizette

When Dylan and Lizette met three years ago, it was to say goodbye. Dylan, a trainee in the Air Force, though, would meet Lizette again: this time on a camping trip planned by friends. No matter the distance, Lizette and Dylan grew closer...

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Style Shoot: Modern Victorian Vintage

It takes a little bit of magic to evoke the finery of the Victorian age and still have it come off as refreshingly modernized. Yet that’s exactly the vision behind this one-of-a-kind style shoot by Danzante Events and Anor Photography. Nestled...

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Real Wedding: Michelle Cofer and Nathan Taylor

Michelle and Nathan wanted a beautiful, black tie wedding. But even more important? A day spent with loved ones, and even captured by an old college friend. Nestled in the center of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Valley, Hotel Roanoke offered sprawling lawns and...

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Real Wedding: Natalie & Corbin’s Modern Fairytale

“So this is love. So this is what makes life divine.” The iconic line, spoken by Disney’s Cinderella, is beautiful in its purity and surprising depth. It’s also how Natalie describes her love story with her now-husband, Corbin. The couple, who met when...

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Engagement Shoot: Chelsi & Aaron

With tranquil gulf water, fresh sea breeze, and sugar-white sand, the parks and beaches in Clearwater, Florida was a stunning backdrop for Chelsi and Aaron's engagement shoot, captured by Haleigh Nicole Photography. The crisp blue waves and soft sand made...

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